leaf lard


: high-quality lard made from leaf fat

Examples of leaf lard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some recipes from the book are easy riffs on classics, like Belcampo’s Laotian larb using lamb, or the chocolate chip cookies from Berkeley’s Local Butcher Shop that are extra rich thanks to leaf lard (the highest grade of lard). Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, 6 Sep. 2019 Or, ask your local butcher for a piece of back fat or leaf lard to take home and render on your own. Blair Donovan, Country Living, 23 May 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1797, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of leaf lard was in 1797

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“Leaf lard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leaf%20lard. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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